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US Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, safeguarding health care for millions
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US Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, safeguarding health care for millions

Jun 17th 2021, 7:49 PM 10,913 Views 17 Comments

US President Joe Biden called the ruling ‘a big win for the American people’.

'It’s lawlessness, plain and simple': Joe Biden condemns rioting, looting and arson at protests
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'It’s lawlessness, plain and simple': Joe Biden condemns rioting, looting and arson at protests

Aug 31st 2020, 9:20 PM 20,239 Views 93 Comments

Biden also blamed Donald Trump for “stoking violence” in US cities.

Trump allegedly said he wanted to withhold aid from Ukraine, says his former national security adviser
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Trump allegedly said he wanted to withhold aid from Ukraine, says his former national security adviser

Jan 27th 2020, 12:06 PM 13,615 Views 42 Comments

John Bolton writes in a book draft that Trump told him he wanted to withhold aid from Ukraine.

Impeachment trial of President Donald Trump likely to begin next Tuesday
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Impeachment trial of President Donald Trump likely to begin next Tuesday

Jan 14th 2020, 10:45 PM 11,414 Views 25 Comments

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he expects the House of Representatives to send the articles of impeachment through to the upper chamber tomorrow.

White House believes Nancy Pelosi will 'yield' on impeachment delay
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White House believes Nancy Pelosi will 'yield' on impeachment delay

Dec 22nd 2019, 7:20 PM 19,769 Views 56 Comments

“We think her case is going nowhere,” said Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence.

'What're you gonna do?' Democrats united on Trump, but divided by race, healthcare and drugs
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'What're you gonna do?' Democrats united on Trump, but divided by race, healthcare and drugs

Nov 21st 2019, 7:17 AM 7,902 Views 13 Comments

The 10 Democratic candidates debated each other as impeachment hearings into Trump’s dealings with Ukraine rumbled on.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio pulls out of US presidential race
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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio pulls out of US presidential race

Sep 20th 2019, 1:48 PM 12,011 Views 8 Comments

“I feel like I’ve contributed all I can to this primary election, and it’s clearly not my time.”

'Get rid of Trump': Democrats united on some things - but divided on others - as Biden leads debate
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'Get rid of Trump': Democrats united on some things - but divided on others - as Biden leads debate

Sep 13th 2019, 6:58 AM 17,243 Views 45 Comments

The former US vice president clashed with frontrunners Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders in last night’s debate.

War veteran Tulsi Gabbard to run for US presidency
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War veteran Tulsi Gabbard to run for US presidency

Jan 12th 2019, 11:47 AM 41,453 Views 63 Comments

Her announcement comes ahead of what is expected to be a wave of high-profile candidates throwing their hats in the ring.

Head to head: Seven interesting races to watch in the US midterms
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Head to head: Seven interesting races to watch in the US midterms

Nov 1st 2018, 6:15 AM 13,821 Views 28 Comments

Some of the races are virtually tied in the polls – can the Democrats flip enough seats to take back the House?

FBI's deputy director steps down after long-running criticism from Trump
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FBI's deputy director steps down after long-running criticism from Trump

Jan 29th 2018, 8:03 PM 15,077 Views 46 Comments

The White House said it played no role in Andrew McCabe’s departure.

Al Franken to resign from US Senate over accusations of sexual misconduct
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Al Franken to resign from US Senate over accusations of sexual misconduct

Dec 7th 2017, 6:12 PM 7,596 Views 41 Comments

This means he is the second Democrat forced out in a week over allegaions of harrassment.

'So, uh, what's been going on since I've been gone?': Obama returns to public spotlight
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'So, uh, what's been going on since I've been gone?': Obama returns to public spotlight

Apr 24th 2017, 6:01 PM 28,882 Views 57 Comments

The former president said he hoped to pass the baton on to the leaders of the future.

'I won't see Trump's inauguration, I'll be over the Atlantic': US Ambassador bows out with Obama
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'I won't see Trump's inauguration, I'll be over the Atlantic': US Ambassador bows out with Obama

Jan 20th 2017, 7:00 AM 14,605 Views 11 Comments

“There is a lot of unpredictability ahead of us. I’m an optimist by nature … I hope President Trump is successful.”

Bono says Trump is 'potentially the worst idea that ever happened to America'
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Bono says Trump is 'potentially the worst idea that ever happened to America'

Sep 20th 2016, 2:20 PM 23,373 Views 158 Comments

Meanwhile, former US President George Bush Snr is said to be voting for Hillary Clinton.

Clinton rows back on 'deplorables' remark after backlash
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Clinton rows back on 'deplorables' remark after backlash

Sep 11th 2016, 11:00 AM 13,614 Views 135 Comments

Donald Trump said it was her “worst mistake of the political season”.

"A world-class liar" - Donald Trump has just taken an absolutely almighty pop at Hillary
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"A world-class liar" - Donald Trump has just taken an absolutely almighty pop at Hillary

Jun 22nd 2016, 9:31 PM 26,405 Views 52 Comments

The presumptive Republican nominee for the US presidency unleashed a no-holds-barred attack this evening in New York.

She's done it: Hillary Clinton claims Democratic presidential nomination
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She's done it: Hillary Clinton claims Democratic presidential nomination

Jun 8th 2016, 1:30 PM 32,986 Views 158 Comments

She has also won the California primary.

Donald Trump wants to scrap the J-1 programme
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Donald Trump wants to scrap the J-1 programme

Aug 18th 2015, 8:36 AM 67,521 Views 103 Comments

As part of a range of immigration policies the Republican wants to introduce measures that could impact on the Irish in America.

Former US president Jimmy Carter has announced he is battling cancer
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Former US president Jimmy Carter has announced he is battling cancer

Aug 12th 2015, 9:59 PM 10,396 Views 16 Comments

90-year-old Carter served as Democratic president between 1976 and 1980.

Yes, Hillary Clinton is running for US president
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Yes, Hillary Clinton is running for US president

Apr 13th 2015, 6:15 AM 39,148 Views 109 Comments

She has announced her candidacy.

Fox News named 'most trusted' news channel in America
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Fox News named 'most trusted' news channel in America

Mar 9th 2015, 7:16 PM 21,774 Views 73 Comments

Don’t tell Russell Brand.

California to become first US state to ban plastic bags
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California to become first US state to ban plastic bags

Sep 5th 2014, 9:03 AM 8,614 Views 28 Comments

Under the Californian legislation, single-use plastic bags would disappear from grocery stores and pharmacies from 1 July, 2015.

Here's why this former US presidential candidate is in Dublin this week
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Here's why this former US presidential candidate is in Dublin this week

Aug 25th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,081 Views 13 Comments

Gary Hart is on fact-finding mission on behalf of Secretary of State John Kerry.

Obama will continue to be 'a strong ally' of Ireland - Jen O’Malley Dillon
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Obama will continue to be 'a strong ally' of Ireland - Jen O’Malley Dillon

Apr 26th 2014, 8:30 PM 14,800 Views 84 Comments

President Obama’s former deputy campaign manager said politics was a difficult career regardless of your gender.

US facing government shutdown over Obamacare
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US facing government shutdown over Obamacare

Sep 30th 2013, 7:42 AM 5,935 Views 51 Comments

House Republicans attached an amendment to the government spending bill that would delay the healthcare legislation by a year.

Ronald Reagan could have 3.4 million square miles of ocean named after him
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Ronald Reagan could have 3.4 million square miles of ocean named after him

Aug 2nd 2013, 1:06 PM 10,468 Views 53 Comments

A United States government committee discussed a bill this week which would rename the Exclusive Economic Zone after the former President.

Here's what the poison sent to Barack Obama can do
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Here's what the poison sent to Barack Obama can do

Apr 21st 2013, 7:30 AM 18,755 Views 13 Comments

The toxin ricin is feared – with good reason.

Column: Who were the greatest and worst US presidents - and why?
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Column: Who were the greatest and worst US presidents - and why?

Jan 20th 2013, 12:00 PM 108 Views 51 Comments

On the eve of Obama’s second inauguration, Felix M Larkin looks at what it takes to be considered a great president – and why it matters.

Photo: Obama gets new official photograph
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Photo: Obama gets new official photograph

Jan 18th 2013, 5:17 PM 11,215 Views 65 Comments

He’s all smiles.

Former presidential candidate John Kerry to be new US Secretary of State
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Former presidential candidate John Kerry to be new US Secretary of State

Dec 21st 2012, 8:03 PM 6,269 Views 9 Comments

The veteran Democratic senator will succeed Hillary Clinton in the new year provided he is confirmed by his colleagues in the senate.

After Newtown massacre, Obama backs ban on assault weapons
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After Newtown massacre, Obama backs ban on assault weapons

Dec 18th 2012, 8:09 PM 9,295 Views 86 Comments

The US president has thrown his support behind a Democratic senator’s attempts to reintroduce a ban on certain types of guns, a ban which expired eight years ago.

Obama and Romney to have lunch at the White House
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Obama and Romney to have lunch at the White House

Nov 29th 2012, 8:08 AM 4,881 Views 11 Comments

This will be the first time the two will have met since the election. What will they talk about?

Poll finds Irish American voters leaning towards Obama - but only just
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Poll finds Irish American voters leaning towards Obama - but only just

Nov 3rd 2012, 3:05 PM 5,711 Views 30 Comments

The IrishCentral poll found 51 per cent of Irish American voters plan to vote for Barack Obama with 48 per cent leaning towards Mitt Romney.

Both White House campaigns: We're winning
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Both White House campaigns: We're winning

Oct 24th 2012, 10:13 AM 3,181 Views 7 Comments

Is somebody in the White House race being economical with the truth? A look at how the US presidential race stands right now.

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As it happened: Obama and Romney battle in the final US presidential debate

VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad
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VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad

Oct 9th 2012, 9:30 PM 12,361 Views 12 Comments

The Barack Obama campaign has made an ad mocking Mitt Romney over his Big Bird comments – but Sesame Street isn’t happy.

Obama raises $181 million in September in campaign boost
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Obama raises $181 million in September in campaign boost

Oct 6th 2012, 5:13 PM 4,717 Views 27 Comments

It was the biggest monthly cash take by Obama in the 2012 presidential race – but how will it compare to Romney’s donations?

Ahead of Obama vs Romney: Top 5 moments from US presidential debates
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Ahead of Obama vs Romney: Top 5 moments from US presidential debates

Oct 3rd 2012, 6:45 AM 5,860 Views 9 Comments

Obama and Romney will go head to head for the first time in a presidential debate tonight – but here’s 5 stand-out moments from previous presidential races.

Congressman asks for forgiveness in TV ad after rape comments
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Congressman asks for forgiveness in TV ad after rape comments

Aug 21st 2012, 11:00 AM 7,392 Views 47 Comments

Senate hopeful Todd Akin has apologised for his comments at the weekend but President Barack Obama has now waded into the row.

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